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Nicola S. Bennett

February 11, 1972 ~ August 3, 2021 (age 49)

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Nicole S. Bennett of Troy, NY, went home to be with the Lord on August 3,2021.

She was born on February 11, 1972 in Kingston, Jamaica. Nicola was first and foremost a strong-spirited, loving, gifted and generous woman that brought joy to everyone around her. Nicola loved her Lord Jesus with all her heart and soul which is why we believe God called her home at this time. “When He had perfected her, He took her.”

Nicola is survived by her parents, Mother, Vivienne Douglas, and Father Archie Bennett; her beloved Sisters, Lois Allwood and Nicole Bennett, many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Nieces, a Nephew and Friends.

Nicola lived with passion and compassion, resilience and courage. She had an extensive network of friends locally and globally, from Troy, NY to Jamaica, Europe and beyond. Nicola was a sports enthusiast and the biggest San Francisco 49ers fan you will likely ever meet. She enjoyed cooking, travelling and taking long rides on her Harley Davidson motor cycle. She was a very proud and active member the American Bikers Aimed Towards Education…and will be dearly missed by that community.

Most of all, Nicola fiercely loved her family and friends alike. Nicola was a kind and beautiful soul. She will be deeply missed by family and friends.

On Friday August 13, 2021 and Saturday August 14, 2021, we will celebrate the life of Nicola S. Bennett. We will meet in God’s Presence with the assurance that we will forever be with our Lord and Savior.

The Lord is my light and my salvation

whom shall I fear?

The Lord is the stronghold of my life

of whom shall I be afraid? (Psalms 27 Vs 1)

One thing I ask from the Lord,

this only do I seek:

that I may dwell in the house of the Lord

all the days of my life,

to gaze on the beauty of the Lord

and to seek him in his temple.

For in the day of trouble

he will keep me safe in his dwelling;

he will hide me in the shelter of his sacred tent

and set me high upon a rock. (Psalms 27 Vs 4-5)

Viewing hours for Nicola will be held on Friday, August 13th, 2021, from 4pm to 7 p.m., at the McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home, 8 109th street Troy, NY 12182

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend Nicola’s funeral service and life celebration that will be held on Saturday, August 14th, 2021 at 9:30am also at the McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home, 8 109th street Troy, NY 12182.

Please follow current social distancing guidelines.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the soon to be formed Nicola S. Bennett Foundation.  https://gofund.me/3a276e19

The family is inviting all participants for a 12pm luncheon immediately following the services.  Luncheon will be held at The Lansingburgh Veterans Club located at 777 1st Avenue Troy, NY 12182

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Nicola S. Bennett, please visit our floral store.


August 13, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home
8-109th Street
Troy, NY 12182

Funeral Service
August 14, 2021

9:30 AM
McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home
8-109th Street
Troy, NY 12182

August 14, 2021

11:15 AM
Oakwood Cemetery
50 101st Street
Troy, NY 12180

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